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Boys can be chatterboxes too! A blog from Mary Hartshorne, I CAN’s Director of Outcomes & Information and a qualified speech & language therapist

This week our blog is dedicated to our membership of the Read On.Get On campaign which is focussing on getting little ones ready to read by helping parents develop 2-5 year old’s communication skills Last month the Read On.Get On campaign launched a new report which showed the difference not only in the language and reading ability of children growing …

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Why all the whys? – a blog from Kate Freeman, Lead Communication Advisor at I CAN

This week our blog is dedicated to our membership of the Read On.Get On campaign which is focussing on getting little ones ready to read by helping parents develop 2-5 year old’s communication skills “I am just a child who has never grown up. I still keep asking these ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions. Occasionally, I find an answer“- Stephen Hawking …

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Thank you to all the I CAN Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 cyclists

We would like to say a huge well done to all those who completed the 100 mile Prudential RideLondon-Surrey cycle in the heat of yesterday’s Sunday sunshine. Particularly those that raised money for I CAN. Funds raised will help the more than 1 million children in the UK that will find it difficult to read, to learn, to join in …

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A review of the adventures of ‘Jake and Tizzy’: a new series of story books from I CAN

Retired lecturer Chrissie Boylan read the eight Jake and Tizzy stories with her niece Caitlin, aged 4… “I read the Jake and Tizzy stories with my four year old great-niece Caitlin earlier this year. The first thing that caught our eye was the overall look of the books. The illustrations are really vibrant, appealing and easy for a child to …

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Congratulations to our 2015 Chatterbox Challenge Competition Winners!

On 9th – 15th February thousands of little Chatterboxes across the UK took part in our annual Chatterbox Challenge: Garden Adventures with Ben & Holly, the fundraising and awareness raising event for children under 5. This year we raised £80,000 and reached over 160,000 children. All those that fundraised at their Challenge were entered into the Chatterbox Challenge Silver Shooting Star and Magical …

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